Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD3
Cruise period1985-04-28 — 1985-05-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFunchal, Portugal
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
ObjectivesRecovery and redeployment of NE Atlantic Autonomous Listening Stations. Recovery of current meters from the western slope of the Porcupine Bank and DB2 surface current mooring. Occupation of CTD stations along N/S NE Atlantic section from 37N to 50N. Test deployment and recovery of BERTHA benthic thermistor chain.
Chief scientistW John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD3 cruise report cd3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEast Azores
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD3 cruise track — trk3165.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 16
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 17
Description: 17 deep c.m. with temp.sensors. T only
Subsurface temperature measurements
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 17
Description: 245 days;recovered since Challenger cr. 6 1984.
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of recoveries = 5
Description: ALS,deployed for 230 days on Discovery cr. 151 in 1984.
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of recoveries = 1
Description: Near surface current meter mooring deployed on Charles Darwin cr.1/85 for 86 days
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 6
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
7  CTD/STD cast
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
572411985-05-05 05:25 43° 6' 59" N  19° 49' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57241
572531985-05-06 14:39 44° 50' 53" N  14° 59' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57253
572651985-05-07 10:40 47° 44' 24" N  15° 21' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57265
572771985-05-10 09:18 50° 33' 36" N  14° 55' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57277
572041985-04-30 11:29 37° 17' 17" N  18° 38' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57204
572161985-05-02 21:39 41° 29' 11" N  13° 28' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57216
572281985-05-04 21:48 42° 39' 29" N  20° 0' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57228